CHARLESTOWN, Nevis — The Nevis Island Administration Ministry of Human Resources has announced the availability short-term Canada-Caribbean Community Skills Training for the Green Economy Scholarships programme.

This new short-term exchange opportunity, funded by Global Affairs Canada, targets people interested in pursuing certificates, diplomas and associate degrees in areas such as:
• Climate-smart agriculture;
• Coastal and fisheries management;
• Renewable energy;
• Sustainable building techniques; and
• Agro-forestry.

The benefits of the scholarship include:
• Visa/study/work permit fees;
• Airfare;
• Health insurance;
• Living expenses;
• Ground transportation; and
• Books and supplies.

The duration of the scholarship is a minimum of four months or one academic term and a maximum of eight months or two academic terms. The application period is from January to March 2021.

For further assistance and/or information, please visit the following link or contact the following persons:

Kalima Ali-Jagnarine
Development Officer
High Commission of Canada
Phone: (592) 227-2081-5 ext. 398 3453

OECS Communications
Organisation of Eastern Caribbean States
Phone: (758) 455-6327